4.2 miles
Distance
371 ft
Climb
-1,557 ft
Descent
00:47:28
Avg time
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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    North Vail
    Vail, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Summer & early fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #45770 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

Fast and flowy single track. Pine, aspen, and grasslands sections with nice viewpoints of the Vail Valley. Recommend riding up the road and down this trail.

Disclaimer

This trail is subject to a USFS seasonal wildlife closure from 4/15 - 6/20 to protect deer and elk during calving season

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Son Of Middle Creek (2136) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,186 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,227 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,661 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,413 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,228 ft
  • Grade
    -5.4%
  • Grade max
    -72%
  • Grade min
    21%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    682 ft
  • Avg time
    00:47:28
  • Avg reverse time
    01:10:52
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on Aug 3, 2023
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Son Of Middle... Trail Reports

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      Aug 3, 2023 @ 10:45am
      Aug 3, 2023
      1 downed tree, easy to slide bike underneath
      Jun 26, 2023 @ 6:48am
      Jun 26, 2023
      One down tree
      Jun 22, 2023 @ 3:57pm
      Jun 22, 2023
      reporter Trails are open open for the season. VVMTA and Forest Service crews are working hard to clear any trees that may have fallen over the winter and...
      Jun 21, 2023 @ 12:05am
      Jun 21, 2023
      Apr 15, 2023 @ 12:01am
      Apr 15, 2023
      reporter Seasonally closed 4/15 - 6/20 to protect deer and elk during calving season
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      • 21 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 322 rides
      • Last: Sep 30, 2023

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